TO/DIE/FOR Set Release Date For 'Jaded'

Finland's TO/DIE/FOR have set Mar. 3, 2003 as the release date through Spinefarm Records for their new album, entitled "Jaded". A single will precede the album on Feb. 3. "Jaded" was recorded at Astia Studios in Lappeenranta, Finland and features a "much heavier and faster" musical direction than before, according to guitarist Joonas "Jope" Koto. ...

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RATT Announce Washington Gig

RATT have announced a gig at Broadway Club in Everett, Washington on Dec. 14. Three more Washington shows will take place during January. Exact dates and venues will be announced soon. ...

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THE ALMIGHTY Cancel U.K. Tour

THE ALMIGHTY have officially cancelled their December U.K. tour. The following is the group's statement on the matter: "With great sadness, we announce the UK tour in December has been cancelled. With slow ticket sales for the shows scheduled for THE ALMIGHTY in December and after careful consideration, [THE ALMIGHTY frontman] Ricky [Warwick] has made ...

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DEMON DRIVE To Release '…Four Play' In March

German melodic rockers DEMON DRIVE (formerly known as CASANOVA) have set Mar. 10, 2003 as the release date through Escape Music for their new album, "…Four Play". 01. Roller Coaster Ride 02. Devil Woman 03. Misdemeanour 04. Dance Into The Music 05. Here Comes That Feelin' Again 06. She Goes... 07. Waterfall 08. Northern Light ...

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GUNS N' ROSES: More Cancellations On The Way!!

Sunday night's (Dec. 8) GUNS N' ROSES concert at First Union Spectrum in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania has been officially cancelled, according to a statement issued by Comcast Spectacor Ventures, which owns and operates the arena. Friday night's (Dec. 6) concert at neighboring First Union Center will not be rescheduled. Also cancelled, according to a ...

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ENTOMBED To Release New Album In March

Sweden's ENTOMBED have set a tentative mid-March 2003 release date for their as-yet-untitled new effort, which is currently being recorded at a Stockholm studio with producer/FIRESIDE guitarist Pelle Gunnerfeldt. In other news, the band have inked a Scandinavian distribution deal with Playground for their own label, Threeman Records, and will release all ENTOMBED-related recordings through ...

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SLAYER Management Sold To SANCTUARY

Rick Sales has reportedly sold his management company — which represents the likes of SLAYER, (HED)P.E. and SYSTEMATIC, among others — to Sanctuary Management (IRON MAIDEN, GUNS N' ROSES, JUDAS PRIEST) for an undisclosed sum, according to Hits Daily Double. Also said to have completed a similar arrangement was Adam Schneider, who represents Perry Farrell ...

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AEROSMITH's STEVEN TYLER Appears On 'Lizzie McGuire'

AEROSMITH frontman Steven Tyler made a special appearance on the Disney Channel program "Lizzie McGuire" Friday night (Dec. 6) playing himself and Santa Claus. Tyler said he was first made aware of the show when he was in Disney World with his daughter Chelsea. "We went to Disney World in Florida, and we were there ...

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GUNS N' ROSES Cancel Philadelphia, Angry Fans Riot

GUNS N' ROSES fans at Philadelphia's First Union Center began rioting after being told that the group were a no-show Friday night (Dec. 6). About 14,000 people in the center were informed over the public address system at approximately 11:15 p.m. that a band member had fallen ill and the concert had been postponed. The ...

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